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Merge Healthcare partners with AG Mednet on imaging trials

March 20, 2012, 10:55 am by Healthcare IT News

Leaders of Merge Healthcare have announced a partnership with AG Mednet to provide life sciences companies with a full suite of tools to manage imaging clinical trials worldwide. The solution integrates AG Mednet's image collection platform with Merge Healthcare's Clinical Imaging Management System (Merge CIMS) to enable higher quality images and data flow directly into Merge's CIMS and electronic data capture (EDC) solutions, they wrote in a Tuesday press release.  Election Feature Content:  No sticky read more


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